Academics

Carolina students come here with the courage to ask big questions and the resourcefulness and ingenuity to seek answers.

We’re all in this together. Carolina faculty and staff have built a campus community with everything you need to sharpen skills, explore interests, discover talents, and challenge limits.

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What will I study?

You can craft your own excellent experience at Carolina. You’ll find a curriculum that is challenging, thought-provoking, and full of purpose.

Faculty are part of an engaged community you can count on to help you succeed in class and in life. They’re not only at the top of their fields, but they’re also available. Their doors and minds are open, and they take time to listen.

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Majors and Minors

Your time at Carolina begins with two years of general education in Carolina’s College of Arts & Sciences. You'll then chose from more than 70 majors and minors — everything from archaeology to urban planning — gaining skills that will help you stand out wherever you go.

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